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Corvette Stingray Gets 29 MPG EPA Rating

Corvette Stingray Gets 29 MPG EPA Rating

Jul 9 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Corvette offers power and fuel efficiency

General Motors has announced that the EPA has granted the new 2014 Corvette Stingray its EPA estimated fuel efficiency ratings. The EPA has given the car efficiency estimate of 17 mpg in the city...

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Corvette Stingray Gets 29 MPG EPA Rating

Jul 9 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Corvette offers power and fuel efficiency

General Motors has announced that the EPA has granted the new 2014 Corvette Stingray its EPA estimated fuel efficiency ratings. The EPA has given the car efficiency estimate of 17 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on highway. GM says that drivers who use the Eco-mode will be able to achieve 30 mpg on highway.

Eco-mode is a user selectable mode for 7-speed manual versions of the Stingray that deactivates four the eight cylinders of the engine when power is not needed. Eco-mode is constantly active on automatic equipped Stingrays unless the driver is using the sport shift paddles on the transmission.

GM says that the MPG estimates make the Stingray the most fuel-efficient Corvette ever produced while it offers more power than previous versions. The Corvette will be available this fall in coupe form with the convertible coming by the end of the year.

 
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2 days ago

eBay Find of the Day: 2006 Chevy Corvette custom is a two-tone wonder

Aug 26 2014 9:45am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Auctions, Chevrolet, Specialty We know what you're thinking, and yes, friends, it can be yours. This two-tone Chevrolet Corvette comes from Eagle, Idaho, a product of Z and M Customs in homage to the Corvette Stingray Concept that played the Autobot Sideswipe in the second Transformers film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. According to the seller, Arcturus401, Z and M only got nine of them ou ...
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1 week ago

The 2015 Chevy Corvette's 29 MPG Highway Is Better Than A VW Passat

Aug 21 2014 6:55am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Apart from fuel economy, GM's new Hydra-Matic 8L90 transmission also improves the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray's 0-60 acceleration time to 3.7 seconds, making it run the quarter-mile in 11.9 seconds. ...
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1 week ago

What you missed on 8.20.14

Aug 20 2014 6:40pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Hybrid, Sedan, Performance, Supercars, Chevrolet, Dodge, Hyundai We test the Chevy Corvette's new automatic We tend to prefer our cars with honest-to-goodness manual transmissions. You know, the ones that require a third pedal down by the gas and brake pedals. A clutch, ya know? Turns out most Americans disagree with us, even the ones who are buying Corvettes. We know, shocking. Still, after sampling the latest eight-speed automatic from General Motors ...
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2 weeks ago

2014 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S 4Matic Wagon

Aug 14 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz, New Car Reviews, Luxury On a recent, transcontinental flight home I warded off the mild urge to get some work done and started browsing Delta's list of terrible movies for something that a) I hadn't seen before, and b) I wouldn't get in trouble for watching without my wife. I settled on a documentary called Somm, which follows four yo ...
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5 weeks ago

Chop the top of your new Dodge Viper for $35,000

Jul 21 2014 5:31pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, Convertible, Performance, Dodge, Specialty We have good news, and we have bad news. First, the good: It's now possible to get a brand-new Dodge Viper roadster, which is nice, considering we're in the dead of summer and many of us like wind-in-the-hair motoring. Now, the bad: This is not a factory option from the automaker, instead coming courtesy of an aftermarket company called Prefix Performance, and that means it ...
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5 weeks ago

Chop the top of your new Dodge Viper for $35,000

Jul 21 2014 4:33pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, Convertible, Performance, Dodge, Specialty We have good news, and we have bad news. First, the good: It's now possible to get a brand-new Dodge Viper roadster, which is nice, considering we're in the dead of summer and many of us like wind-in-the-hair motoring. Now, the bad: This is not a factory option from the automaker, instead coming courtesy of an aftermarket company called Prefix Performance, and that means it's going to cost you some s ...
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6 weeks ago

Video: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Runs The Quarter Mile in 10.8 Seconds

Jul 11 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Ladies and gentlemen, the 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat SRT, the most powerful muscle car ever built, has just been certified as the fastest, factory-built muscle car ever created. In a test conducted by Dodge and supervised by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), the Challenger Hellcat ran the quarter-mile in 11.2 seconds at 125 mph. That makes the 707-horsepower Mopar exactly one second quicker than a stock 2014 Corvette Stingray with an automatic and enables its full o ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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